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A summery scene at Coniston Boating Centre from the water with two people kayaking towards the shore

Lake District National Park calls for caution in the water and on the fells during heatwave

As the weather hots up and the Lake District’s waters and tarns look all the more inviting, the Lake District National Park is offering expert help and guidance on how to keep safe in and on the water and reminding people that care is also needed out on the fells.

Posted: 14 July 2022

view over Windermere

“Love Windermere” spells out new era for lake

A new “Love Windermere” partnership sees the biggest ever cooperation of sectors to tackle challenges in the lake.

Posted: 06 July 2022

portrait of Tiffany Hunt with trees behind her

New senior appointments for Lake District National Park Authority

At last week’s Lake District National Park Authority Annual General Meeting (AGM), members elected Tiffany Hunt as the new Chair. Michael Carter was also elected as Deputy Chair.

Posted: 05 July 2022

a view of the back of Warnscale Bothy and  Buttermere beyond

National Park Authority looking for hidden gems to celebrate local heritage

The National Park Authority is inviting residents and visitors to highlight the special buildings, sites and features that make the Lake District special and should be celebrated.

Posted: 08 June 2022

Family at Coniston on bikes.

It’s even easier to get on your bike in the Lake District this summer

A new selection of bike hire points throughout the Lake District make it easier than ever to get on your bike - whether it’s a mountain bike or an e-bike, there’s something to suit all the family to enjoy the best of the scenery on two wheels.

Posted: 10 May 2022


More ways than ever to travel sustainably in the Lake District this year

The popular free Buttermere shuttle bus returns this Saturday (7 May) for the spring and summer season as part of a variety of sustainable journey options to help everyone to travel around the Lake District.

Posted: 05 May 2022


Lake District woodland to be part of Ancient Canopy to celebrate The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

The Lake District National Park Authority is delighted a group of woodlands within the Rusland Valley have been chosen as part of a nationwide network of 70 Ancient Woodlands to be dedicated to The Queen in celebration of the Platinum Jubilee.

Posted: 04 May 2022